Ashok is native of India but calls Morrisville, North Carolina his home. He is a graduate of Berhampur University at Orissa, India, where he earned his B.Com and Advanced Diploma in software applications. Ashok has been working in the healthcare/insurance industry for over six years. He has spent most of his time as a Business Objects Reports/Universes consultant and administrator. His areas of specialization include but are not limited to analysis, design, development and implementation of data warehousing, and client/server applications. He also has substantial experience in different business domains (healthcare, insurance, asset management, finance, HR warehouse, supply chain management, sales and distribution, and sales forecast). For over a year he has been a Tableau consultant and administrator supporting multiple healthcare analytics projects at BCBSNC and oversees the upgrades the company's Tableau servers. During his free time, he enjoys working out at the gym, watching movies, playing cricket, and volunteering with local communities and elementary schools.